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Bloom's Reading Activities

Bloom's Reading Activities

Presentation full of reading activities which are true to Bloom’s philosophy. Could be used as training or to aid your planning of reading activities.
dohertyon
Template Bundle

Template Bundle

Back to School : TEMPLATE BUNDLE This Bundle includes: AFL Pie Chart: An AFL activity sheet using a numeracy activity for use in all subject areas. Customisable to any topic. Based on a hierarchy activity. There are three differentiated sheets Higher, Mid and Lower. Check out our ‘How to drawer Graphs’ PPT for the instruction sheet on how to create Pie Charts as an instruction tool for pupils to go with this activity. Fact File Template: A template for pupils to use based on an organisation they are studying. Marking Codes Doodles: Here are 15 marking codes that will prove invaluable for you when marking your pupils’ digital work. Included in this bundle are the red, green and off white/grey codes. Simply drag the doodle into the document you are marking, right click the item and select the wrap text option, ensure that it is placed ‘In front of text’. You will be able to place this anywhere in the document with ease! Included in this resource is a PowerPoint with the explanation of the marking codes. Gone are the days when you have to print out pupils work and make short comments by hand! Reward Bingo: This resource is meant to be printed out onto A3 paper and displays in the classroom. This can be used as a reward for excellent work. We usually allow pupils to choose their own number and write their name in the space provided. Once the two sheets are full numbers are chosen at random and rewards are issued to the lucky winners. Teacher Feedback Sheet: For use when marking books as a summative feedback for pupils and parents. Think, Pair, Share: Template for pupils to work as individuals, pairs and groups on a task of your choosing. Random Name Generator: This is a fun way to ensure pupil participation in lessons. The PowerPoint is completely editable. It has space to up to 35 pupil names. Pupils names can be added to each slide and once in presentation mode, click anywhere on slide two and a name will be generated. N.B. the same pupil can be selected more than once on this presentation. Please visit and like our page: TeachElite Visit our TeachElite shop!
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Phonics Games and Ideas

Phonics Games and Ideas

A collection of games from phase 2 onwards, one based on tricky words, one on the silent letter ‘h’ and a collection of 10+ ideas for other phonics starters/lessons…my kids loved them all! These resources got me through my PGCE/NQT years.
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Phonics Games Ideas

Phonics Games Ideas

A list of phonics games which can be played as class starters or main group lessons. Really helped me fill time during my PGCE/NQT.
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Tricky Words Board Game

Tricky Words Board Game

Simple board game consisting of ks1 tricky words. I’ve used this in so many different ways; you can divide kids up into colours and in turns ask them read all of the words in that colour. you can play as a normal board game with dice you can play with HA children not just reading the word but putting it into a sentence you can make it a guided reading or literacy lesson by asking the children to write a sentence using the word they land on I have even used this as an assessment lesson in year 2 when I first got to know my class, it allowed me to find out where they were but also have fun with them. Enjoy
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Silent 'H' game and lesson plan

Silent 'H' game and lesson plan

Fun board game for learning new vocabulary and recognising words which have a silent ‘h’. Lesson plan included to give you ideas and explain how to play. I would recomend printing the game on a3 and laminating, this got me my first ‘outstanding’ in lesson and kids really love learning the new words! Enjoy!
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Bug Hotel Power point and Letter Home

Bug Hotel Power point and Letter Home

Such a fun lesson! As art of teaching microhabitats my class and I created one large bug hotel in our garden area, it could also be done in any forest area nearby, but the closer the better as you can visit and investigate the bugs and which environment they’re most drawn too. Included is a brief powerpoint encouraging the children with ideas of what it may look like and natural environments for different types of insects. I would send the parental letter out a week or two before so they can help out with the items needed. Enjoy!
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FREE: Maths Programmes of Study Years 1-6 Progression

FREE: Maths Programmes of Study Years 1-6 Progression

This resource contains the mathematics programmes of study for the new curriculum. Essentially this is a handy overview of what is taught and when it is introduced, showing progression from years 1 to year 6. A contents table is included, along with a suggestion of which pages to print for reference. CONTENTS Resource Cover/Contents Table Progression in Number Progression in Measurement Progression in Geometry Progression in Statistics TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 26 <br> Teacher’s Toolkit Free
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Outstanding Lesson Plan - Template Bundle

Outstanding Lesson Plan - Template Bundle

Bundle includes: Microsoft Word Version Microsoft Publisher Version Microsoft Powerpoint Version PDF Version This Lesson Plan template is designed with all the categories necessary for an outstanding lesson. This template can be applied to all subjects. Areas within template include; Teacher name - Subject / Group - Focus - Lesson Duration Learning Objectives - Planning with Bloom and The Big 4 Different sections for your starter/main/closing activities Tips/cues for teaching strategies Tick lists Group Profiles Seating Chart - with student information and sections prompting differentiation I created and use this lesson plan template in all my lessons. I find it incredibly helpful and useful to keep on track of my lesson and learners. There are sections devoted to each point in your lesson and areas to highlight which students need support. There is also a handy ‘Quick Glance’ section to help you refresh your memory during your lesson. It is recommended that you give detailed information in the various sections to help ensure your lesson runs smoothly. This lesson plan is two pages, so it is recommended you print off this plan ‘back to back’.
SeanHolsgrove
Outstanding Lesson Plan Template - Publisher Version

Outstanding Lesson Plan Template - Publisher Version

Microsoft Publisher Version This Lesson Plan template is designed with all the categories necessary for an outstanding lesson. This template can be applied to all subjects. Areas within template include; Teacher name - Subject / Group - Focus - Lesson Duration Learning Objectives - Planning with Bloom and The Big 4 Different sections for your starter/main/closing activities Tips/cues for teaching strategies Tick lists Group Profiles Seating Chart - with student information and sections prompting differentiation I created and use this lesson plan template in all my lessons. I find it incredibly helpful and useful to keep on track of my lesson and learners. There are sections devoted to each point in your lesson and areas to highlight which students need support. There is also a handy ‘Quick Glance’ section to help you refresh your memory during your lesson. It is recommended that you give detailed information in the various sections to help ensure your lesson runs smoothly. This lesson plan is two pages, so it is recommended you print off this plan ‘back to back’.
SeanHolsgrove
When We Two Parted Poetry Bundle!

When We Two Parted Poetry Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Lord Byron’s love/relationships poem: When We Two Parted. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Byron’s language devices. The bundle contains: The comprehensive and engaging lesson, The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, The 16 page comprehension booklet; A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
ESL Food Vocabulary Fun Bundle!

ESL Food Vocabulary Fun Bundle!

Set of 12 cards to teach cooking verbs and/or trigger conversation + 8 cards to play a conversational food quiz to review vocabulary! Add a bit of grammar in and work on Linking Words! Included: 12 jpg cooking verbs cards. 8 jpg food quiz conversation cards. 2 PDF printable files for printing and cutting out the cards in a smaller version. 2 PDF files, US Letter and A4 Size. Each one includes 4 worksheets on Linking Words. You can also use the cards to make a quick and fun-looking PowerPoint presentation! If you enjoy this resource, please leave a review.
planwitheve
ART Report Comment Banks -ART

ART Report Comment Banks -ART

Three report comment banks, two dedicated to Art and another focussed on form comments. Hopefully this bundle will really help speed up your report writing.
StartEducation
EYFS observations - Examples of evidence

EYFS observations - Examples of evidence

A simple grid covering all areas of learning within the EYFS, to support practitioners to capture quality observations. Designed in line with the EYFS exemplification materials; also covers the Characteristics of Effective Learning.
kryan500
Counting hands for children

Counting hands for children

A FREE activity for teachers to use when teaching children to learn how to count. Can also lead onto getting them to think about adding and subtracting one.
katiehi11
Maths timetables activity

Maths timetables activity

A fun way to get children to engage with timestables - A Fortune Teller! A detailed lesson plan for teachers plus examples of how to do it.
katiehi11
Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Bundle!

Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s ‘Power and Conflict’ poem: ‘Ozymandias.’ Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s meaning/ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Weir’s language devices. The bundle contains: -The comprehensive and engaging lesson; -The 16-page comprehension booklet; -The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, -A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Lesson Bundle!

AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Lesson Bundle!

This bundle contains each of the comprehensive and engaging lessons on poems from the AQA ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology. It contains the lessons and resources for: Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson Exposure - Wilfred Owen Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Poppies - Jane Weir In addition to this, the lesson on comparing poems is also included - essential for exam technique! Students will vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings poems, understanding the writer’s ideas within poems, understanding the social and historical contexts of poems, and analysing features of content, language, and structure. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: Engaging Defining/ Understanding Identifying/Remembering Analysing/ Creating Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Huge Bundle!

AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Huge Bundle!

This bundle contains each of the engaging lessons on poems from the AQA ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology, in addition to the detailed and hugely popular knowledge organisers/ revision mats, and the 16-page comprehension activity booklets, for the poems: Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson Exposure - Wilfred Owen Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Poppies - Jane Weir In addition to this, the lesson on comparing poems is also included - essential for exam technique! Students will vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings poems, understanding the writer’s ideas within poems, understanding the social and historical contexts of poems, and analysing features of content, language, and structure. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: Engaging Defining/ Understanding Identifying/Remembering Analysing/ Creating Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy - Bundle!

War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Carol Ann Duffy’s contemporary ‘Power and Conflict’ poem: ‘War Photographer.’ Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s meaning/ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Weir’s language devices. The bundle contains: -The comprehensive and engaging lesson; -The 16-page comprehension booklet; -The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat; -A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems; The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
List of Jobs to delegate to find Teaching Assistant, support staff or work experience people

List of Jobs to delegate to find Teaching Assistant, support staff or work experience people

If you struggle to delegate or ask your support staff to do jobs as you feel bad here is a a list of weekly jobs you could ask them to undertake. A lot of support staff like to help and like to complete different tasks as it makes the day go quicker but also gives them a source of satisfaction. If you are a member of support staff you could use this list to give you ideas of what things you could ask to do to help out the teacher you are working with. My support staff are amazing at working their way through these jobs and it helps me out massively.
mrichmond82
A years worth of Class Assembly Scripts

A years worth of Class Assembly Scripts

6 Scripts included....Have your whole year's assemblies ready to go....no more stressing over every half term. Links to songs and lyrics included. Appropriate for year 2 -y 6. Enjoy your free time!
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Early Years Literature

Early Years Literature

A range of early years articles and research focusing on pedagogy in early years within subjects. It includes some great case studies which can encourage your own personal development and subject knowledge. I've also included a power point I had to create for this module during my teacher training.
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Early Years Presentation

Early Years Presentation

A presentation I created about early years practice,focusing on dialogue and including an observational study. Great to help you understand early years pedagogy, key terms and inform your own research.
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Early Years Research

Early Years Research

A series of research articles all about pedagogy in the early years. Great to inform essays or your own development as a practitioner.
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World Book Day/Reading Assembly

World Book Day/Reading Assembly

Assembly for teachers/a class to introduce World book Week. It includes ideas such as a whole school competition and key stage reading groups. Great way to show staffs love of reading.
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Subject Self Assessment

Subject Self Assessment

A series of tables with learning intentions for core subjects with a thumb scale. Children colour in or circle the thumb which relfects how they think they did on the subject. Includes blanks tables for you to add lesson specific targets, great for lesson observations. With y2 and up I have used these as my success criteria,giving the children a blank table and they hand write the criteria from the board. At the end of the lesson the quickly self assess it.
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Romans Assembly

Romans Assembly

Assembly all about the romans, involves a lot of acting and has a line for each child. My year 3 class really enjoyed this and the whole school were interested in Romans the rest of the week. Approriate for y2-y6! Enjoy :)
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Out of the Blue - Simon Armitage - Bundle!

Out of the Blue - Simon Armitage - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Simon Armitage's 9/11 vivid and harrowing contemporary conflict poem. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet's ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Armitage's language devices. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
3D shapes and nets ppt matching game

3D shapes and nets ppt matching game

Fun whole class activity, plenary or review activity Based on ‘concentration’ card game - find matching triples of diagram, net and 3D-shape name. On each turn, select three numbers If a matching triple - well done! - and leave the cards unturned…else click on each of the cards to turn them over again. Easier version of game – start with all the cards face up and find the matching triples Give up or out of time!? Press the right cursor to reveal all the cards Please leave a review if you find this resource useful – thank you!
mronemore
Self/Peer Assessment

Self/Peer Assessment

Colour coded assessment work sheet. Appropriate for all of primary school, but particularly nice to introduce self/peer assessment to KS1. I did this half termly in KS1 and stuck into into their books and after random lessons with ks2.
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3 Little Pigs Assembly Script

3 Little Pigs Assembly Script

Assembly script all about the 3 little pigs...with a twist ending. Great literacy link as the script is written using rhyming couplets. I taught Roald Dahl's animal poems alongside traditonal tales before this assembly. Wonderful unit!
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GCSE 9-1 Anglo Saxon & Norman England: Why did Anglo Saxon resistance fail?

GCSE 9-1 Anglo Saxon & Norman England: Why did Anglo Saxon resistance fail?

GCSE Anglo Saxon and Norman England New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Could be used for Edexcel, AQA, WJEC, OCR etc. Full lesson discussing the causes of the failure of the anglo saxon resistance, students will need to use their existing notes/learning to collaborate on the main causes. Then students use a pie chart style activity to highlight the most important causes, which they then use to answer a 12 mark explain question in 3 parts. All lesson activities and resources included. Part of Anglo Saxon and Norman England 2 and an enquiry sequence of Williams control of England & rebellions. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
Personal Student KWL Chart

Personal Student KWL Chart

Transfer the work-load to students by having them use their own KWL Chart. Though you can still do it on a piece of poster paper or on the board, this is a great way to have students take ownership over their own learning, and track their own progress. This template can be laminated and used again and again or be printed for each unit to allow students to connect their prior knowledge to their own goals to reflecting on what they learned!
myeducationalhotspot
Year 2 Reading and Writing Targets

Year 2 Reading and Writing Targets

Simple y2 targets, I send these home with parents at the start of the year and also circle two from each column during parent's evenings for parents to work on at home. I stick a copy of each at the from of my children's books at the start of the year so they know my expectations for them by the end. In order to track their targets we highlight each box as s the achieve it, you can also stick a star on it and date it each time you are aware the target has been achieved. This has made my life so much easier!
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Teaching Assistant's Survival Kit - BUMPER PACK OF USEFUL RESOURCES!

Teaching Assistant's Survival Kit - BUMPER PACK OF USEFUL RESOURCES!

This is the Teaching Assistant’s Survival Kit - a bumper bundle of resources and information useful for all teaching assistants, new and experienced, primary and secondary. This kit contains 21 different resources. Begin by reading the powerpoint ‘Teaching Assistant’s Survival Kit Overview and Instructions’ which outlines how to use each resource. Kit contains: Overview and Instructions Powerpoint. Task Management Boards Storyboards. Various Essay Planning Templates. Pupil Writing Checklist. Maths Mat or useful Maths facts. Ten Games to practise topic-specific and general vocabulary. Narrative bookmarks to aid reading comprehension. Times Tables fortune tellers - an activity pupils of all ages love. Working in a group powerpoint, discussion and poster - useful when delivering interventions or doing any group work. Plenary Dice - prompts to lead discussions about learning. Phonics / Visual letter recognition games - snap and pelmanism. Information booklet about how to support pre-reading skills. Information booklet about supporting reading skills. Information booklet about supporting spelling, punctuation and grammar. Learning Self-Audit Profile to support students’ independence. Blank wordsearch grid. Information Sheet and activity for students about revision and examination technique. Oral Presentations planning sheets and self-evaulations for students. Goal Setting Template to support students to work towards goals.
CrookedSteeple
Supply Teacher's Resource Pack

Supply Teacher's Resource Pack

Supply Teacher / relief teacher / substitute teacher / cover supervisor Resource Pack Calling all supply / relief / substitute teachers / cover supervisors! Arrive prepared with this fun resource pack. Never ponder what to do with a class again with this Supply Teacher's Resource Pack. Included are 10 great resources to use in any subject! If you review this resource we will give you another resource of the same value for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite's Shop click the'Follow this Author button' . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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